Vani Kapoor, Gauri Monga tied 13th after Round 1 of Women's Indian Open

Vani Kapoor, winner of two events and second in the Hero order of merit on the Hero Women's Pro Golf tour, was off to a flying start as she made a birdie on the opening hole. She dropped her first shot on the sixth but recovered with a fine birdie on the seventh hole.

updated: November 28, 2013 22:55 IST
  • Total Shares

New Delhi: Vani Kapoor and amateur Gauri Monga kept the Indian hopes high as they shot one-over 73 each to end the first round in tied 13th position in the USD 300,000 Women's Indian Open 2013 in New Delhi on Thursday.

Thailand's Thidapa Suwannapura and French golfer Valentine Derrey stole the limelight with matching rounds of 66 for joint lead at the Delhi Golf Club (DGC) with 21 other golfers.

Neha Tripathi, the winner of the Women's Pro Golf Tour order of merit list this season, is a stroke behind Vani and Gauri in tied 36th position, while Sharmila Nicollet, the only Indian to have a card on Ladies European Tour, wasn't in her best form and shot a three-over 75 for 47th place.

Show Full Article
  • Golf